The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 22 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.51% 3.85% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 33.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.28% 11.54% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
Average daily rate £250 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £75 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £425 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) MCP
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (58.33%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCAA
5 1 (8.33%) CCIA
5 1 (8.33%) CCA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) BMC